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MySQL 5.5 brought many performance enhancements and expanded the feature set of the popular open-source RDBMS.

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How can I return column names in dot notation in MySQL?

I want to return column names into a table. But I also want to avoid redundancies like 'id' and 'id'. I did: INSERT INTO columns(name) SELECT COLUMN_NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS WHERE ...
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Is there a way to achieve Workload Management in MySQL?

Is there a way to set up Workload Management in MySQL (in particular v5.5 on AWS RDS)? By Workload Management I mean the functionality implemented in e.g. Teradata, RedShift that allows ...
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how auto_increment work in mysql

im confused here , i create a table and have 2 columns id and name. Now id is primary key , not null and auto increment. Suppose i fire: insert into table (name) values('test'); this will give me: ...
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MySQL: Alter Table on very active table gives “Waiting for table metadata lock”

At my work, we've recently upgraded to MySQL 5.5 and since then, have been bitten a few times by the new (and intended) behavior of metadata locking. Basically, whenever we run an ALTER TABLE ...
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How to update a table by count from another table?

I have two tables as CREATE TABLE country_statistics ( id int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT us int(11), uk int(11), ca int(11), PRIMARY KEY(id) ) ENGINE=InnoDB DEFAULT CREATE TABLE entries ( id ...
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MySQL Partitioning: why it's not taking appropriate partition

DROP TABLE temp; CREATE TABLE `temp` ( `CallID` bigint(8) unsigned NOT NULL, `InfoID` bigint(8) unsigned NOT NULL, `CallStartTime` datetime NOT NULL, ...
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Query Execution Plan for MySQL

In Microsoft SQL Server you can see Execution Plans for queries to see how a query is executed, what joins take the most time and see any missing indexs now i want to do the same for MySQL scripts ...
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Create user for alternate port

I am running a private MySQL instance on WebFaction WebFaction is a shared host who provides both for their public MySQL instance and for your own private MySQL instance. The private instance is a ...
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MySQL gives me:“Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'host' is read only”

I am facing problem restoring a MySQL database. My primary database was MySQL 5.1 and now I am trying to copy it to MySQL 5.5. The database was backed up by using Xtrabackup. I am using Ubuntu ...
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mysql doesnt have write access in data dir?

I am running a MySQL on my Windows 7 64 bit development machine at work and I can't seem to get around a database corruption issue. In my unit tests it is telling me that the storage engine (which is ...
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How to use OR in query with priority?

In a simple query like SELECT * FROM table WHERE id='x' OR id='y' How to give a priority to get only one of the WHERE clauses? I mean getting rows with id='x'. Only if there is no row, get row ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 - All tables gone [closed]

I'm trying to upgrade from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.5. I followed the instructions here: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/windows-upgrading.html I also adjusted the Datadir. But after the upgrade, ...
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Join on with modified ON

I am trying to create table with summary of few other tables. All solutions i came up with are very slow and clearly not optimal. Initially I tried with multitude of subquerries but that was very ...
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table scheme definiation it this way that insert duplicate into another table

I have a table in which there is a column name with SP varchar(10) NOT NULL. I want that column always to be unique so i created unique index on that column . My table schema as follows : CREATE ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 on Centos 6 without removing dependencies

I'm trying to upgrade MySQL 5.1 to 5.5 using yum/rpm combo (yum to remove MySQL 5.1 and rpm to install MySQL 5.5). Most instructions I've found suggest to do first: yum remove mysql mysql-server ...
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Incorrect information in .frm file after a power outage?

CentOS release 6.3 (Final) x86_64 mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.31, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1 SHOW SLAVE STATUS\G: Slave_IO_Running: Yes Slave_SQL_Running: No ...
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MySQL InnoDB slow inserts

I'm currently struggling with an MySQL Community Server 5.5.27 when inserting large numbers of rows into a table. We're running a 24 core Intel Xeon machine with an SSD software raid array. I did some ...
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Does a TRIGGER improve the performance?

I understand that TRIGGERs are useful, as they take care of subsequent queries, but do they have an advantage from performance point of view too? Replacing two or three queries as INSERT INTO table1 ...
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Enabling LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE in mysql

LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE is not enabled by default. Normally, it should be enabled by placing local-infile=1 in my.cnf. But it does not work for all installations. In my experience, it worked for Debian ...
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Recover the disk space after deleting rows from table

I deleted millions of rows from one of the table with innodb engine. I know that I need to run optimize table to recover the space. But running that will cause lock on the table, which will affect the ...
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MySQL / Fusion IO Configuration Question

I need a little configuration optimization. I think what I have is pretty good but feel like there's still room for improvement. Current Config [mysqld] user=mysql datadir=/var/lib/mysql ...
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How do I configure MySQL to store specific entire InnoDB tables on a different drive in Windows ( Server )?

After skimming the MySQL ( 5.5 ) docs on Partitioning, that seems to deal with breaking parts of the same table off onto other drives. I'm struggling to find information on how I pinpoint an ...
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Restrict access to rows by usename

In my database i store data of different users (e.g. addresses or invoices) in the corresponding tables. I want to make sure that a logged in user only has access to it's own data in the tables (so ...
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Optimizing a union query

SELECT id FROM user WHERE id IN ( 2,3,4,7,9,21,23,45,324,12,43,254 ) UNION SELECT DISTINCT user_id FROM workgroup_users WHERE workgroup_id IN ( 1,345,34,654,213,123,5,2,3,4 ) I know we should not ...
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Whether or not to create separate tables

I am working on a project, where I need to store the information related to A and B, the A and B both have identical columns.There might be thousands of As and Bs. Should I use "type" column to ...
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How to get MAX and MIN in GROUP BY query?

In a simple query SELECT col1, col2, col3 FROM table1 GROUP BY col1 each row includes the first value of col2 and col3 for each unique value of col. How to select MAX and MIN for each value of ...
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Need to Rewrite/optimize Slow Query

I have a query with following explain plan EXPLAIN SELECT COUNT(applicant.id) as applicantCount, application.name,applicant.application_id,application.id FROM applicant LEFT JOIN application ...
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Backup / Export data from MySQL 5.5 attachments table keeps failing!

Can anyone please help! - I have a large table in a MySQL 5.5 database. It is a table which holds a mixture of blobs/binary data and just data rows with links to file paths. It has just over a million ...
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Why set up static data in views vs. using tables in mysql?

I get an LDAP feed nightly. I get it as a text file and dump/create my LDAPALL table. There are roughly 75K employees times about 50 fields. I have the following too: LDAPIMPORTANT - view that ...
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SELECT + INSERT + Query Cache = MySQL lock up

MySQL server seems to constantly lock up and stop responding on certain types of queries and eventually (after couple of minutes of not responding) give up with an error "MySQL server has gone away", ...
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changing TEMPORARY TABLE default collation

when I use CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE to create a temporary table, the collation of this table is utf8_unicode_ci by default. why by default it is utf8_unicode_ci? How can I change the default?
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MySQL table architecture

Background information: I have a table containing upload information, every day I get more and more uploads but most of the queries I run center around information gathered within the last 12 months; ...
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MySQL Synchronous Replication on Ubuntu 12.04 with DRBD

I have been looking around for some easy and open-source ways to handle database synchronous replication. DRDB on a Linux server seems to be one of the fastest and easiest methods to handle database ...
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Mysql Command required for getting values from my.cnf

I am new to MySQL DBA, i have a doubt, Is there any command for finding my.cnf configuration file variables and its respective value which is mention in my.cnf file in mysql prompt itself. like we ...
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Replication error

We have a slave server that has stopped replication due to the following error: Slave SQL: Query caused different errors on master and slave. What could be the cause of this error? And what would ...
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MySQL Replication not proceeding

I have a weird replication problem I have not seen before. It's basic mysql replication with single master and two slaves. One of the slaves is not executing replication events and seems just stuck ...
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Importing large .sql file stops before even midway and starts deleting

Okay so i'm trying to import my minecraft servers .sql file into database and after first 1GB of importing data it stops without error and starts deleting what already has been imported any ideas? ...
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Merge rows with common field value in MySQL [duplicate]

I have a table which was imported from MS-SQL, it has about 1.9 million rows. After importing I realized that a lot of the rows are duplicates and there are no primary key constraints. The rules to ...
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MySQL 5.5 High CPU Usage

I have been working with a client with high traffic website(500k visitors and 600-800 active users at any given time). This uses wordpress and the DB is using MyISAM engine. The problem we had was ...
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What is the difference between NULL and \N while loading data from a csv using load data local infile

I have a table which has four fields create table test_hc1(cola int,colb int,colc varchar(20),cold int); Now, I am trying to load following data 1,2,\N,4 and the third field in table is coming ...
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Listing databases that are not in use

I want to show databases that are not used. For that I tried this query, but the result set is empty: mysql> SELECT SCHEMA_NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.SCHEMATA where SCHEMA_NAME NOT IN ...
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ESCAPED BY clause in LOAD DATA INFILE

Can somebody please help me understand what is ESCAPED BY clause means in LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE statement MySQL 5.5. I am a newbie to MySQL so please bear with me.
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need help in Query optimization

I need help in query optimization,I am having table with structure Create Table: CREATE TABLE `ip_country_mapping` ( `id` bigint(20) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `cron` bigint(20) NOT NULL, ...
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Strange Locking issues while playing back logs via percona playback

Problem while replaying logs I am in the process of benchmarking a new DB node (specs at the end) and have run across some strange behavior: As described here i: Created a dump (innobackupex ftw) ...
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Need some support on MySQL Query

I have a query SELECT leads.id, sfav.id is_favorite FROM leads INNER JOIN teams tst ON tst.team_set_id = leads.team_set_id INNER JOIN members members ON tst.team_id = ...
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Export just rows modified in last month (date defined by user)

I'm asking if it's possible in MySQL to export just rows modified in a period of time for example in the past month, if it is possible, how?
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How can we check for data integrity when we upgrade from MySQL 4.1 to MySQL 5.5?

By data integrity, I mean: Schema integrity Data (record level) integrity Checksum was an option, but since the storage format for some data types in MySQL 5.5 has been changed, it won't be ...
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MySQL Replication - Used to work, now get error 2026

I've had replication running now for about 2 years, with 1 master and 2 slaves. Both are through an SSL connection. I'm using MySQL 5.5.15 on the master (CentOS), and MySQL 5.14.46 on the slaves (on a ...
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Large table delete in mysql

I want to delete a table with 10,000,000 records. Due to some restrictions I can't do truncate on that table (I don't have the DROP privilege), I can think of two options: DELETE QUICK To set some ...
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Changing the mysql.proc table directly after upgrade

Our host upgraded our mysql install without us knowing from roughly 5.1 to 5.5. This caused a problem because the table definition of mysql.proc is different as discussed here: ...